Borgo Conventi Sauvignon

Collio DOC, Friuli Venezia Giulia

Tasting Notes

Straw yellow in color, it displays lively greenish shades.  On the nose it is vibrant and very complex.  The aromas of green pepper, tomato leaf and hard peach perfectly compliment the floral scents, the mineral note of flint, and the slight hints of clary sage.  This wine is elegant, has a good backbone and a long aromatic finish.

Flavor-rich starters, asparagus-based risottos and frittatas, grilled or fried fish, crustaceans, and white-meat dishes.

  • Fermentation:  The grapes are harvested in the early hours of the day, followed by light crushing and temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks for ten days.  A variably small percentage of selected grapes undergoes cold maceration before light crushing.
  • Aging:  Once fermentation is completed the wine remains on the fine lees until spring, when it is bottled.
  • Aging Potential:  A couple of years in the bottle.

  • Orientation:  south-east and east
  • Soil:  The soil of the Collio DOC is a friable mixture of marls and sandstone from the underlying stratified layers, and usually it is clayey in the higher grounds and fine grained at the foot of the hill slopes.
  • Microclimate:  Mild rainy springs and hot dry summers.
  • Vine Training System:  Guyot and Sylvoz
  • Vine Density:  4000-7000 vines/ha
  • Age of Vines:  10-45 years

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    Wine Enthusiast, October 2020

    "Editors' Choice. Enticing aromas of tropical fruit, citrus, hay and crushed tomato vine leap out of the glass in this fragrant, inviting white. The savory, racy palate delivers juicy white grapefruit, white peach and grilled herb alongside crisp acidity. Lemon drop candy and tangy oyster shell notes linger on the close."

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Borgo Conventi Collio DOC Sauvignon – Bottle Shot

Borgo Conventi Collio DOC Sauvignon – Label

2018 Borgo Conventi Collio DOC Sauvignon – Tasting Note